SSI Grant Calculation For Unearned Income with No Earned Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based program. This means any unearned income you receive, such as SSDI, SSDAC, unemployment, veteran’s benefits, etc. will affect your SSI cash payment. This example demonstrates the effect of unearned income on Supplemental Security Income (SSI). To see how wages will further impact your SSI refer to the calculator “Calculate SSI with Wages and Unearned Income.” Get more information about Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Step 1

Unearned Income (SSDI, SSDAC, Veteran's Benefit, etc.)

- $20.00

General Income Exclusion


Countable Earned Income

Step 2


SSI Federal Benefit Rate (FBR) = $73500 in 2017

- $0.00

Countable Unearned Income


SSI Benefit Check

Step 3


Unearned Income

+ $0.00

SSI Benefit Check


Total Gross Monthly Budget amount

Please note this calculator is for estimating only. Social Security will make the official determination when you report your wages.